Latest recipes tagged "windows_registry"http://code.activestate.com/recipes/tags/windows_registry/new/2012-07-12T12:23:05-07:00ActiveState Code RecipesWindows Registry: Search & Destroy (Python) 2012-07-12T12:23:05-07:00Stephen Chappellhttp://code.activestate.com/recipes/users/2608421/http://code.activestate.com/recipes/578209-windows-registry-search-destroy/ <p style="color: grey"> Python recipe 578209 by <a href="/recipes/users/2608421/">Stephen Chappell</a> (<a href="/recipes/tags/archive/">archive</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/delete/">delete</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/old/">old</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/search/">search</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/windows_registry/">windows_registry</a>). </p> <p>If you know that your registry has useless information in it and want to remove entries, this recipe was provide you with a simple way of accomplishing such a purpose. After entering strings to match and causing an EOF, the program will search for what you entered, and is designed to automatically delete what was requested. This is committed for archival to be run under Python 2.5 or later versions.</p> Set windows 7 to lock itself (upon timeout) if no internet connection found - security measure (Python) 2012-07-09T20:56:22-07:00commentator8http://code.activestate.com/recipes/users/4182761/http://code.activestate.com/recipes/578200-set-windows-7-to-lock-itself-upon-timeout-if-no-in/ <p style="color: grey"> Python recipe 578200 by <a href="/recipes/users/4182761/">commentator8</a> (<a href="/recipes/tags/lock/">lock</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/password/">password</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/python/">python</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/windows/">windows</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/windows_registry/">windows_registry</a>). Revision 2. </p> <p>This script (or exe if using web2py with """setup(windows=['locker2.py']))""") can be run as a task in windows every x minutes and will test for the presence of an internet connection and depending on whether it is found will set windows to lock after a given timeout without user activity.</p> <p>This was made with help from random code snippets from around the web.</p> <p>Tested only on windows 7.</p> A small python script to detect .net framwork versions installed on your local windows machine (Python) 2012-05-23T15:33:13-07:00Yong Zhaohttp://code.activestate.com/recipes/users/4182173/http://code.activestate.com/recipes/578143-a-small-python-script-to-detect-net-framwork-versi/ <p style="color: grey"> Python recipe 578143 by <a href="/recipes/users/4182173/">Yong Zhao</a> (<a href="/recipes/tags/dotnet/">dotnet</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/framework/">framework</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/python_scripts/">python_scripts</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/windows_registry/">windows_registry</a>, <a href="/recipes/tags/_winreg/">_winreg</a>). </p> <p>This small script uses the _winreg module to find out the .net framwork versions installed on your local machine. tested using IronPython 2.7.1.</p>